Antioch man struck, killed by teen driver in hit and run, Monday evening

By Corporal R. Martin #3343, Antioch Police

On Monday, May 11, 2015, at approximately 5:39 PM, Antioch Police officers responded to the intersection of Medanos and W. 11th Streets on a report of a hit and run collision involving a pedestrian. Upon arrival a 47-year-old male Antioch resident was located in the street with major injuries. Witnesses provided a description of the responsible vehicle and driver. The vehicle was located abandoned. The 19-year-old male driver of the vehicle, also an Antioch resident, was located a short time later and placed under arrest. The pedestrian was transported to John Muir Hospital where he had succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. The responsible driver was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on various charges.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Antioch Police at (925) 778-2441 or Corporal R. Martin at 925-779-6900 ext.83343. You may also text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using key word ANTIOCH.

One Comment to “Antioch man struck, killed by teen driver in hit and run, Monday evening”

  1. Arne says:

    I hope the District Attorney throws the book at the driver!! These highly illegal spinning donuts at our intersections needs to stop!!

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